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Everything We Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

Everything We Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

When Star Wars first debuted in 1977, the franchise instantly became a cultural phenomenon. After the original trilogy and the wrap up of the prequel movies in 2005, many people thought there would be no more theatrical releases in the Star Wars universe. However, this changed on October 30, 2012 when...

That’s So Raven Reboot

That’s So Raven Reboot

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Television

This past October, former child star Raven-Symoné announced she was leaving The View to allocate time to develop a spinoff to one of her most prominent shows That’s So Raven. On April 4, Variety has announced that Disney Channel ordered the spinoff titled Raven’s Home to series. Raven-Symoné and Anneliese van de...

MIC Presents: Battle of the Bands

Michael Quick

April 27, 2016


Filed under Music

The Music Industry Club held their annual Battle of the Bands event on Saturday, April 23, where music groups from the University of New Haven can competed for prizes. In the Bixler/Botwinik quad, nine bands, from various genres, each played 25 minute sets to try and earn the favor of the judges (Zack Gr...

Disney in France

Anelia Marston

April 27, 2016


Filed under Postcards from Prato

Disney. Disney! DISNEY! That about sums up my trip last weekend. To elaborate a bit more, last weekend, me and six other people took a weekend trip to Paris and EuroDisney. We arrived on Friday morning and spent the whole first day seeing everything Paris had to offer. This wasn’t my first tim...

Five Great Live-Action Disney Movies

Hector Ramirez II

April 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

I believe it’s safe to say that a majority of the movies released by Walt Disney Film Studios have hit strides in the industry for being inventive and magical. While Disney’s animated movies are here to stay, the studio has opened up to live-action adaptations of their animated classics. In just...

A Tenacious Rabbit and a Clever Fox

Hector Ramirez II

March 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

It takes a unique film to be completely enjoyable, while speaking on serious issues that have plagued our society. Zootopia is the latest film from Walt Disney Animation Studios which showcases the humor and charm of a Disney movie we all know and love. But if you thought this was just another Disney m...

The Bells of Notre Dame

Angela Tricarico

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

For fans of Disney’s animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the studio cast recording of the new musical is a real treat. You may be thinking: I didn’t know that Hunchback had been rewritten for the stage. You probably wouldn’t be the only one. The musical premiered in America for the f...

Upcoming Films of 2016

Ben Atwater

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

There is a full slate of films coming out this year, and 2016 is a more crowded year for movies. Here is a rundown of what to look for and why. Enjoy! February 12: Deadpool is the most recent installment in the X-Men universe. Focusing on the wisecracking and super violent antihero, Deadpool stars R...

The Good Dinosaur Review: A Dinosaur and His Boy

Hector Ramirez II

December 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Good Dinosaur is Disney Pixar’s latest film that asks, “What if the meteorite that killed the dinosaurs missed Earth?” From there, The Good Dinosaur tells a story I never expected from a dinosaur movie, but, knowing Pixar’s track record, I’m not all that surprised. Still, there is a unique...

Top 5 Disney Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen

Hector Ramirez II

November 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

We have all seen the magic of Disney films. They capture a sense of awe and excitement in every motion picture with stunning animation and groundbreaking storytelling. To think that it all started with Mickey Mouse in the late 1920s is quite amazing. Now, it’s safe to assume that nearly every child...

Disney Short Films Collection Comes to Blu-ray

Hector Ramirez II

September 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

If there was one characteristic to describe any Disney short film, it would be creative. Walt Disney’s legacy was founded on short cartoons with everyone’s favorite mouse, Mickey Mouse, so it’s only natural that Walt Disney Animation Studios keeps this tradition of creative shorts alive. ...

Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

September 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Disney’s response to Comic Con has long been D23, a media convention for the corporate empire that rules the world. After Marvel skipped Comic Con this past year, for the first time in ages, there has been a lot of speculation in the media world that D23 will be a huge outlet for Marvel to announce news regarding upcoming film ...

Cinderella is a ball of a time

Ben Atwater

March 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The most recent trend for Walt Disney Studios has been to adapt classic fairy tales into big budget fantasies.   Continuing in the trend of Alice in Wonderland, Oz: The Great and Powerful, and Maleficent, Cinderella has been given the most recent treatment of being converted to a modern Hollywood b...

Big Hero 6

Ben Atwater

November 19, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Big Hero 6 is the latest Disney animated feature, following in the trend of Frozen and Wreck It Ralph. As the first animated film based off a Marvel property after Disney bought the rights in 2012, it takes place in San Fransokyo, a futuristic hybrid of San Francisco and Tokyo. The main ch...

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